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A Queen In The Kitchen Book Launch Events & Cooking Classes

  • Cooking Class with Ale Gambini 

Italian Street Food – Date: May 13, Saturday

Place: Italian Cultural Institute/Kitchen

Time: 10:30am to 1pm

Fee: $50.00 (IIC members)/$55.00 (non-members)

*To register please call (310) 824-7408


  • Cooking Classes with Ale Gambini 

That’s Amore! (Valentine’s Day Meal) – Date: February 11, Saturday

Primavera! (Spring Seasonal Menu) – Date: March 18, Saturday

Place: Italian Cultural Institute/Kitchen

Time: 10:30am to 1pm

Fee: $60.00 (IIC members)/$65.00 (non-members)

*To register please call (310) 824-7408


  • The Taste Awards Dinner & Celebration, February 21st 2017 at 6 PM, Sixty, Beverly Hills


  • November 4th 2016, The 26th Annual LA GRANDE AFFAIRE, California Hospital Medical Center, Los Angeles


  • August 29th 2016, The Extraordinary Italian Taste – WESTERN FOODSERVICE AND RESTAURANT TRADE SHOW, Los Angeles Convention Center. 


  • August 18th 2016, Beverly Hills (Private Event) -Book Launch


A Queen In The Kitchen Web Series Coming Soon!

I’m beyond happy to announce that “A Queen In The Kitchen” has become a new cooking web series. Coming soon on You Tube and Vimeo.

Here’s a sneak peek during the making of “A Queen In The Kitchen”.

… and if you had already bought my book, get ready for a big announcement!


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Photo by Mirko “Mirakle” Urania


A Queen In The Kitchen now at Barnes & Noble

Screen Shot 2016-07-18 at 9.45.52 AMI’m flattered to announce that my cookbook “A Queen In The Kitchen” is now available also at Barnes & Noble.For those who have already bought the book, don’t forget to leave your review and send me your pic with the book.FANTASTIC CONTEST COMING SOON !!!

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Available on:

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A Queen In The Kitchen Is Finally Live!

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Publication date:
June 28th 2016, Los Angeles (CA)

Title: A Queen In The Kitchen

Authored by Ale Gambini

Photos by Maurizio OTTO De Togni

L.A.-based Italian food writer Ale Gambini presents traditional Milanese and Northern Italian dishes, handed down from her beloved Nonna Fernanda. Nearly a century of authentic Italian recipes, accurately explained step-by-step, prepared using only the freshest, finest and healthiest ingredients that are native to the region of Lombardy and Northern Italy in general. This book includes the staples of the Milanese cuisine such as Milanese risotto, veal ossobuco and Panettone (Christmas sweet bread).

A Queen In The Kitchen is published by SuperOttO publishing:
ISBN-13: 978-0692669099.

Available on:

buy4 (US)CA, Amazon Europe: (ITFRESDE) and UK.

About the Author
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Alessandra “Ale” Gambini is an Italian food blogger, recipe developer and host home chef in web series. Born and raised in Northern Italy, beautiful Milan, she learned how to cook and love good food from her beloved Grandmother Nonna Fernanda. On March 2013 she started to write her food blog Bread Love And Dreams, a blog filled with authentic Italian recipes, easy-to-follow video recipes and traditional American recipes for Italians. Official contributor for Expo 2015 Milano, Honest Cooking, Alimentari Magazine, I Love Italian Food, she also develops recipes for prestigious Italian and International brands. Her web cooking series “A World Of Sweets” and “Baking Bread” have received multiple nominations at the prestigious “The Taste Awards” in Hollywood (CA).

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